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Events for July 30 to Aug. 4

Carolyn Mark will appear at Cafe Voltaire on Friday at 8 p.m. Let's Just Stay Here, a record she made with NQ Arbuckye,was nominated for a Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year in 2009.

Carolyn Mark will appear at Cafe Voltaire on Friday at 8 p.m. Let's Just Stay Here, a record she made with NQ Arbuckye,was nominated for a Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year in 2009. Sounds reminiscent of artists like Lucinda Williams, Wilco and Tom Petty, Carolyn Mark and Her New Best Friends will bring a show not to be missed. There is no cover charge for show at Cafe Voltaire, Books & Co., 1685 Third Avenue.

Romi Mayes will be at ArtSpace Saturday at 8 p.m. Known for her down-and-dirty, gritty rhythm and blues, Mayes puts on a show that will soothe the souls of rhythm and blues lovers in Prince George. Tickets are $15 and available at the Books & Co., 1685 Third Avenue. The show starts at 8 p.m.

The Old Fashioned Family Barn Dance will take place Saturday at Huble Homestead from 5 to 9 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their dancing shoes and big appetites for toe-tapping tunes and a pioneer supper. Tickets are to be purchased in advance. This is a non-alcoholic event. Tickets are available at the historic site or the in-town office, 202-1685 3rd Avenue (above Books & Co). Tickets are $10 child (4-12), $15 youth (13-17), $20 adult, $50 Family Pack (2 adults, 2 children).

For more information visit www.hublehomestead.ca.

Homestead Days will take place Sunday and Monday at Huble Homestead. There will be heritage demonstrations, old fashioned games and contests, a boxed-lunch social, tours and music. It will be a step back in time. For more information visit hublehomestead.ca.

Meat Loaf Hang Cool Tour comes to CN Centre Aug. 4 The concert will feature some of Meat Loaf's new tracks, plus a selection of his hits, and a major focus on his rock-classic Bat Out Of Hell album.

Historic downtown walking tour is presented by the Prince George public library and is a free hour-long guided tour of historical sites downtown. Tours leave the front desk at the Bob Harkins branch each weekday at 1 p.m. Group tours available by request. For more information contact Rebecca at 250-563-9251 ext. 120 or e-mail rmadsen@lib.pg.bc.ca.

Nechako Public Market will be open every Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with arts and crafts, inflatable entertainment for the children, imported goods, new and used garage sale and miscellaneous items. There is also baked and prepared foods, antiques and a concession. This is an indoor outdoor event held each week at 5100 Nechako Road. For more information or to reserve a space call 250-962-1943.

The Prince George Farmer's Market is open every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Third Avenue and George Street right in front of the Courthouse, and the indoor market is across the street. There are local vendors selling meat, produce, arts and crafts, jewelry and much more.